Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia

Employment

District Attorneys and Solicitors-General recruit and select professional personnel for their respective judicial circuits and counties. Vacancy announcements are posted as a service to these elected chief prosecutors. Please follow the reply instructions included in each announcement.

Other employment announcements from the prosecution community are also posted on a regular basis.

The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additionally, the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify, and uses this program to verify employment eligibility of all employees hired on or after July 1, 2008. [Federally-Issued User ID #: 144282, Date of Authorization: August 12, 2008]

Please contact Human Resources Director Chantalia Cooper to add or remove an announcement.

Macon Judicial Circuit
(8/18/14)

The District Attorney’s Office, Macon Judicial Circuit, comprised of Bibb, Peach and Crawford Counties, has an opening for an Assistant District Attorney. Applicant must be a member of good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. An employment background check and drug screening will be required.  Applicant should be available to begin employment in September 2014. Salary and benefits are county paid. Salary range based on experience. Applicants can send a resume, cover letter and references to:

Beth Lasseter
Bibb County District Attorney’s Office
661 Mulberry Street, 2R Grand Building
Macon, Georgia 31201
 
OR EMAIL TO:  blasseter@maconbibb.us

Clayton Judicial Circuit
(8/12/14)

The District Attorney’s Office of the Clayton Judicial Circuit is accepting resumes for an Assistant District Attorney position. Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Salary is based on experience. Preference will be given to candidates with previous prosecution experience and a proven ability to manage a large caseload.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school;
  • Must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.

Please mail, fax or email resumes to:

Tracy Graham-Lawson, District Attorney
c/o Rhetta Shepherd, Office Manager
9151 Tara Boulevard
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
Fax: (770) 477-3342
Rhetta.Shepherd@co.clayton.ga.us

Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Candidates not selected WILL NOT receive notification.  No phone calls please.

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit (DeKalb County)
(8/6/14)

Victim Advocate, District Attorney's Office
Full Time Position
Salary Range: $34,428 - $55,944 w/benefits
Location: Decatur Courthouse, 556 N. McDonough Street, Decatur, Georgia 30030

Opening Date: August 06, 2014
Closing Date: August 22, 2014

The District Attorney’s Office of the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit (DeKalb County) is currently looking to fill a full-time position for an experienced Victim Advocate. Multi-lingual candidates are preferred. The desired background for this position would include an undergraduate degree in the Social Services field and 2-5 years of experience in advocating for crime victims at the felony level.

Additional preferred background would include: a post-graduate degree in related field, experience in victim dynamics related to child abuse, trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, homicide, and/or elder abuse, and experience within the Criminal Justice System to include working with prosecutors and investigators. This person needs to be able to represent the wishes and interests of victims while working with several disciplines that are collaborating to achieve justice. Administrative duties are assigned to this position that includes processing U-VISA certification requests, data entry, statistical record keeping, generating documents, and community awareness activities. This position is responsible for compliance with the Crime Victim Bill of Rights, collaboration with other team members in the office, and coordination of resources within the community on behalf of victims.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and reference contact list via e-mail to:

Jill Reich
VWAP Director
jmreich@dekalbcountyga.gov (preferred method)

You may also mail, or fax a copy to the address below:

Jill Reich
VWAP Director
556 N. McDonough Street, Suite 700
Decatur, Georgia 30030
FAX: (404) 371-6257

Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia
(8/5/14)

Staff Attorney
Job Code: 95014
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Opening Date: August 5, 2014
Closing Date: September 1, 2014

Summary of Responsibilities:
The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia (PAC) is accepting resumes for a Staff Attorney within our State Prosecution Support Division. The position will involve researching, analyzing and distributing technical legal information concerning contemporary appellate issues, new criminal legislation, evidentiary law and procedures, trial strategies, and prosecution tactics. Attorneys in the Division also handle conflict cases throughout the state which requires travel. Additional duties include researching legal questions from the field, preparing legal memoranda and filing legal briefs in support of the State's position in pending appellate litigation; developing and regularly updating trial and form manuals for prosecutors at all levels of state prosecution. Lastly, the position requires the ability to conduct and participate in trainings on a vast array of issues related to prosecution and other duties and assignments as may be required.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or the Supreme Court of the State.
  • Member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of 5 years of prosecution experience.

The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screening.

Due to the volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application or interview status cannot be provided in writing, over the phone or in person. Only those qualified candidates who are selected for an interview shall receive notification upon the filling of this vacancy. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified. NO PHONE CALLS!

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m., Monday, September 1st to Lalaine Briones via e-mail at lbriones@pacga.org and please enter "Staff Attorney" in the subject line, or by mailing resume to the address below:

Lalaine A. Briones
Director, State Prosecution Support Division
104 Marietta Street NW, Suite 400
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743

Forsyth County Solicitor-General's Office
(7/28/14)

The Forsyth County Solicitor-General’s Office is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. The applicant must meet the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; current P.O.S.T. certified as a Peace Officer (must provide POST Basic Law Enforcement Certification Number (PBLE #); three years law enforcement investigative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must obtain and maintain firearms qualification. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to:

Loraine Carder
Office Manager
lhcarder@forsythco.com

Waycross Judicial Circuit
(7/17/14)

The Waycross Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting resumes for a District Attorney Investigator. The applicant must meet the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; current P.O.S.T. certified as a Peace Officer (must provide POST Basic Law Enforcement Certification Number (PBLE #); three years law enforcement investigative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must obtain and maintain firearms qualification. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License. Salary is state-paid and is commensurate with experience.

Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2014.

Please submit resume and investigator application to:

Bradley Collins
306 Albany Avenue
Waycross, Georgia 31501

Or, you may also submit by faxing or e-mailing to:

Fax: (912) 287-4399
E-mail: pwhaley@pacga.org 
Phone Contact: (912) 287-4395, Peggy Whaley

Douglas Judicial Circuit
(5/29/14)

The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting applications to fill the position of Assistant District Attorney.  It is a State paid position with a salary based upon experience.

All applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia and in good standing.

Please mail or fax resume to:

Brian Fortner, District Attorney
8700 Hospital Drive, 2nd Floor
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 920-7292
(770) 920-7123 - FAX

Georgia Department of Law
(1/16/14)

Assistant Attorney General, Torts Section
http://law.ga.gov/assistant-attorney-general-torts

Duties & Responsibilities

Position works on tort cases involving the defense of state agencies in state court throughout the state. These actions include wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and other negligence claims. Travel is required. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience

Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. Preference will be given to applicants with five (5) or more years litigation and/or tort related experience.

Additional Information

Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit an Attorney DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms. Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: WK Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy; selection of candidates is based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit two (2) writing samples along with copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts. You may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Candidates that are not interviewed will have their application information held in the Applicant Pool and considered for future vacancies with the Department. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Attn: WK Brown
Director of Human Resources
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Griffin Judicial Circuit
(8/29/13)

The Griffin Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney position. Position will be a county-paid position handling primarily felonies. Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Salary based on experience.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Hon. Scott Ballard, District Attorney by email at sballard@fayettecountyga.gov.

Rome Judicial Circuit
(1/22/13)

JOB TITLE: Courtroom Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Floyd County District Attorney's Office

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION: 
The purpose of this classification is to perform clerical and secretarial tasks to assist in moving cases through the system, processing documents, developing schedules, and closing case paperwork. Provides assistance to prosecutors in the preparation of various court documents.

MAJOR DUTIES: 
Performs a wide variety of secretarial tasks to support departmental operations; type documents, forms and appeals briefs; prepares schedules; processes incoming and outgoing mail; answers incoming calls, forwards calls, takes messages and provides information to callers. Prepares arraignment and trial calendars; mails copies of court calendars. Participates in computer data entry to store, retrieve, sort, update, maintain and compile information. Performs specialized tasks for the department; writes sentence dispositions; prepares specialized documents; requests certified copies of documents; prepares appeals and briefs for submission to the court of appeals. Performs filing duties for the department; files new cases; maintains existing files; requests files from archives; pulls files needed for cases; locates files for attorneys; purges and shreds documents. Operates office related equipment including a computer, printer, fax machine, copier, shredder, phone system, and various computer programs including word processing and departmental software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: 
High school diploma or GED with a minimum of one year of experience in a clerical or office position with exposure to court processes and related document preparation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
Floyd County Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 946, 12 East Fourth Ave., Suite 102
Rome, Georgia  30162
(706) 291-5156
(706) 233-0014 (FAX)
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 4, 2013